Justin Smoak homered in the eighth and drove in a run in the ninth to lead the Seattle Mariners to an 8-6 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night.
Smoak had three hits, two runs and three RBIs.
Seattle built a 6-0 lead in the first three innings before Texas rallied to tie the game.
Lucas Luetge (2-1) got two outs for the victory while Tom Wilhelmsen got the final four outs for his 27th save in 30 chances.
Tanner Scheppers (1-1) took the loss.
With the game tied 6-6 in the eighth Smoak led off the inning with his 15th homer. He then had an RBI single in the ninth that scored Jaso.
Seattle got to Rangers starter Scott Feldman early. He lasted just 2 2-3 innings and threw 71 pitches. He had lost his last five starts going into the game.
Dustin Ackley homered to lead off the third and Saunders had a two-run triple. He also had a RBI single in the first. Smoak scored Saunders with a single and Thames plated Smoak to make it 6-0.
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